World Cup 2023: Ben Stokes becomes 8th England batter to score 1000 international runs in India

World Cup 2023: Left-handed batter Ben Stokes became the eighth English batter to rack up 1000 runs in international cricket on English soil.

Ben Stokes, on Thursday, October 26, became the eighth England batter to score 1000 runs in international cricket on Indian soil. 

The southpaw achieved the feat in the World Cup 2023 match against Sri Lanka at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore 

Kevin Pietersen (1876), Joe Root (1797), Alastair Cook (1586), Mike Gatting (1408), Graham Gooch (1187) 

Andrew Strauss (1090) and Ian Bell (1062) are the other seven batters to have achieved the feat 

Stokes first played international cricket in India back in the 2016 T20 World Cup 

Stokes did not play the first four matches for England in the World Cup due to a hip injury. He did not play in the warm-up matches, either, against India and Bangladesh.